Just recently, the world all over celebrated Earth Hour. Earth hour happens every last Saturday of March every year and for one hour, participants worldwide switch their non-essential lights off. Movements, such as this, aim to lessen the devastating effects of climate change. As responsible citizens, not only of Singapore but also of the entire world, it is crucial that we also do our part in caring for our Mother Earth. So, read on, and try to incorporate as these tips to your daily life because no matter how small the act may be, each one matters and will, in the long run, benefit the only place we have to live in.
Follow the Earth Hour example and try to make it a habit to turn the lights off when you’re not using them. It’s simple really and the same goes for every household item or gadget you have. When not in use, turn them off.
Carry Your Own Water Bottle
Instead of buying bottled water, it is more eco-friendly to use a refillable water bottle. Not only that, it is also a good way to save money because after all you don’t need to spend for bottled water anymore every time you get thirsty. One thing to look for when choosing a water bottle is to make sure it doesn’t contain Bisphenol A (BPA) and a great brand that provides consumers with BPA-Free water bottles is Nalgene. Nalgene Everyday water bottles are highly durable, can withstand high temperature, and they come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.
Pass On Your Used Goods
If you have any household items, clothes, books, or gadgets that you are no longer using but are still in pretty good condition then you should really consider donating them. Redistributing used items helps decrease wastage while promoting the common good both for humanity and the environment. A good example of an organization that supports this cause is Pass It On. Pass It On accepts donations of used items and does just what their name says: passes these items on to the less privileged. To get to know the organization better, you could visit their site at passiton.org.sg.